Colorful sunset…

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Lots of sunshine and high clouds combine for a beautiful landscape at sunset near Rangely on a recent evening. The weather through the upcoming weekend calls for lots of sunshine mixed with sporadic rain showers at least through Saturday evening, then it should be mostly sunny on Sunday with highs

Columbines…

Rangely’s columbines are in full bloom as summer approaches, showing off an array of colors and reminding observers of their recognition as Colorado’s state flower.

Rangely author is award finalist

Rangely author Lou Dean

Rangely author Lou Dean will be traveling to Denver on May 8 to attend the annual Colorado Authors’ League (CAL) awards banquet.

Jeep events a Rangely success

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Unlimited competitor 14-year-old Olivia Messer from Fresno, Calif., rolls down the A3 obstacle during competition. Nobody was injured in the hard-hitting rollover.

Last weekend’s World Extreme Rock Crawling Championship event in Rangely, the second of three Western competitions in rock crawling, saw 18 pairs and individuals compete despite difficult weather that affected performances, WE Rock business manager Shelley Krehbiel-Klein said this week.

Jr. livestock judging team wins third

Madi Shults reached down deep and beat the “first loser” demon and won senior high individual overall and reasons while Macy Collins won another individual junior high individual champion “chip” and reasons, gaining her third first, in conjunction with her team’s third win of the year, at the Otero/Lincoln County

Youth Panthers wrestle in tourney

The Rangely youth wrestling team entered 45 wrestlers in the Casey Turner Memorial in Meeker on Saturday, and more than 20 placed in the top four, including six champions.

Letter: Rangely community breakfast a success

Dear Editor: After a beautiful sunrise service, the community was invited to dine at the annual “community Easter breakfast” hosted by Living Water Assembly Church.

Panthers compete in windy conditions

“It was super windy, which made it so most times and distances, even if very good, were considered wind-aided and will not count for state rankings,” Rangely High School track coach Cody Brunton said of the weather conditions and results for his team in the Clint Wells Invitational Track Meet in Craig on Friday.

Major progress seen in water and sewer system in Rangely

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Present for an April 22 tour of the White River Intake Pumping House, were, from left: city employee Mark Chillson, Town Trustee Lisa Hatch, Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kristin Steele, Town Trustee Andrew Shaffer, Mayor Frank Huitt, Mayor Pro Tem Brad Casto, Town Manager Peter Brixius and Water Utilities Supervisor Alden Vanden Brink.

Rangely’s Water and Sanitation Department prepares drinking water and treats wastewater released back to the White River. It is a complex system that requires a significant investment in time and money.

Eskelson new vice chairman of AGNC

The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado elected new executive board officers at their monthly Board meeting held on April 24 at the Mesa County Workforce Center in Grand Junction.

Temple Grandin: Children and livestock are sometimes alike

Sean McMahon ~ Editor

My window lets me see some fog. You know, those days when things are clear but the concepts are a big foggy, and some people just don’t understand.

‘Colorado You Got Talent’ competition in Meeker in June

“Colorado You Got Talent” will be holding auditions in Meeker this summer, and individuals from this and surrounding counties are invited to take part.